An 8-year-old boy’s mailbox has been filled with Christmas letters, including one from the White House, after a push for holiday cheer went viral.
A former NFL cheerleader is urging others to be vigilant about their health after she claims her chest pain and shortness of breath was repeatedly dismissed as anxiety.
A woman’s risk of developing breast cancer may increase after giving birth, a new study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine this week states.
A certain type of Kotex tampons has been voluntarily recalled by Kimberly-Clark after the company received reports that the feminine hygiene product was unraveling or coming apart inside some users’ bodies.
A Brooklyn model has been awarded $125,000 after she unwittingly became the face of HIV when a state agency used her stock photo in an ad campaign.
An undiagnosed genetic mutation combined with birth control pills created the perfect storm for a limb-threatening deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
A Texas mother’s post about the “Best Santa ever” has gone viral after she shared moving photos of her 6-year-old son, who is blind and autistic, touching Santa’s face and feeling his suit as they shared a special moment.
New federal and state hard lines on painkiller prescriptions are affecting even cancer patients and people fresh out of major surgeries.
The most urgently needed first step to addressing the misunderstandings about Centers for Disease and Prevention opioid prescribing guidelines, many clinicians and health experts say, is for the agency to clarify – in a high-profile way-- what the guidelines were meant, and not meant, to do.
A gym-mad dad was paralyzed from the nose down by a rare immune disorder triggered by a chicken curry meal.
A 6-year-old girl in Michigan got “a very special escort home” upon her release from a months-long hospital stay, police revealed Tuesday.
The family of a Florida teen with Cystic Fibrosis was shocked and amazed after their 17-year-old daughter unexpectedly woke up from a two-week coma last week, but say prayer is still needed.
A waitress in Nevada has undergone her fourth reconstructive surgery in two years after she developed sepsis in her left breast implant and had to have it removed in order to save her life.
More than 29,000 pounds of certain Jimmy Dean sausage products were recalled following reports they possibly contained pieces of metal.
Doctors are opting to stop prescribing legal opioids – even to people who are left bedridden without them -- as insurers, pharmacies, state medical boards and state and federal law enforcement authorities warn them about overstepping federal opioid prescribing guidelines (issued in 2016 by the Centers for Disease Control) and the regulatory or third-party limits that followed on the number of pills and daily dosage they can give patients. Some have stopped prescribing opioids after being faced with losing their medical license or getting arrested.
A terminally-ill mother has died just days after friends organized her dream wedding in just 36 hours.
A 6-year-old boy in Mississippi is fighting for his life after a flesh-eating bacteria infection sneakily spread through his legs for days.
Surgeons in India posed for a celebratory selfie after successfully separating 3-day-old conjoined twins in a painstaking operation.
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Doctors and medical establishments are sharply reducing doses of – or altogether no long prescribing -- pain medications, leaving many among the estimated 20 million Americans who suffer from daily debilitating chronic pain to consider ending their lives, and many others to kill themselves.